Tag Archives: Voting

Can We Vote For Third Party Candidates In Texas?

It’s no secret Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most disliked major party nominees to ever run for President. That has some Texans searching for other options…any options…when it comes to our next commander and chief. Austinite … Continue reading

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How Did Texas End Up With Such Screwy Political Districts?

This year, all 36 of Texas’ congressional representatives are up for re-election, but only one of those races is considered by most observers to actually be competitive. When it comes to state house and senate races, the vast majority of … Continue reading

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Tracking With Statewide Trend, Early Voting Up in West Texas

Across the state this election cycle we’ve already seen increases in the number of early votes cast, and that’s held true for large swaths of West Texas, too. Counties from the Big Bend borderlands to the Permian Basin saw an … Continue reading

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How Secure Is Electronic Voting In Texas?

With talk of rigging and stolen elections, people are more concerned than usual about whether their vote will count. As part of our #TXDecides series, examining issues facing voters in the 2016 campaign, we explore the security of paperless electronic … Continue reading

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Why Is Texas So Red, And How Did It Get That Way?

We all know Texas is a red state. Democrats haven’t won a statewide election since 1994, and Republicans have carried the state in every presidential election since 1976. The question of how that came to be got Gilda Garcia wondering, so … Continue reading

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#TXDecides Live Blog: The Final Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off tonight in the third and last presidential debate. Follow along as we hear reactions and commentary from fellow Texans. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter with #TXDecides, and follow along below! This … Continue reading

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4 Things To Watch In The Last Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face off one last time before Election Day. Wednesday’s debate in Las Vegas follows a week in which Trump ramped up claims of a rigged election.

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The Votes Are In – Here’s What You Want To Know Before The 2016 Election

We asked for your questions about this year’s election, and you delivered! Over the past few months, Marfa Public Radio and other public radio stations across Texas have compiled queries about this year’s election from voters all over the state. … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Elections Question For Our “Texas Decides” Project

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been compiling questions about this year’s election sent to us by voters across Texas. It’s part of a project we’re calling “Texas Decides.” Now, it’s time for you to help us decide which questions we answer! Vote for the … Continue reading

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Kaine: Some Trump Voters Are ‘Motivated By Dark Emotions’

The Democratic vice presidential nominee said many Trump backers have “transitional anxiety” over societal and economic changes, but over time “you realize…these demographic changes aren’t bad.”

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